Super Fly remake in the works
The remake will be written by Watchmen fame screenwriter Alex Tse and produced by Joel Silver
A latest version of the 1972 classic Super Fly is in the works. Its script will be penned by Alex Tse, best known for co-writing the screenplay for Zack Snyder's adaptation of Watchmen.
The remake is inspired by the classic which starred Ron O'Neal as Priest, a cocaine dealer looking to score one more super deal and retire. The original film was directed by Gordon Parks Jr.
Sony executive Palak Patel spearheaded the effort to buy the rights, and the studio is already in the process of making a list of actors to meet for the title role. The remake is produced by Joel Silver.